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Gyrowetz, Adalbert#

Gyrowetz, Adalbert, b. Cěske Budějovice, Czech Republic (then Budweis), Feb. 19, 1763, d. Vienna, March 18, 1850, composer. Initially personal secretary of several members of the aristocracy (numerous travels), at the same time higher instruction in music. From 1793 in Vienna, musical director at the Court Theatre and conductor (1804-1831); important representative of the Viennese singspiel between the Classical and Biedermeier periods.


30 operas and singspiels ("Agnes Sorel", 1806; "Der betrogene Betrueger", 1810; "Der Augenarzt", 1811; "Robert oder die Pruefung", 1813), ballets, over 60 symphonies, string quartets, sonatas for the piano, 11 masses. - Autobiography, 1847.